This year’s NCARB By the Numbers report from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards offers the latest insights into gender representation and ethnic diversity in the field of architecture.
Commercial buildings are having an evolution thrust upon them as COVID-19 makes the lure of the outdoors even more attractive to office occupants.
A July 27th letter addressed to Andrew Anagnost, President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk from leading architecture firms has brought to the forefront the issue of architectural software costing.
With skilled labor shortage being a constant hurdle, exploring options to include diversity in construction industry is a must. But the battle is very much uphill.
Regenerative design has the goal of producing buildings that have a net-positive impact on their surroundings – restoring or improving their locales rather than aiming for less harm.
The building envelope refers to all of the elements of the outer shell of a building and is what keeps us safe from the elements. Humanity has come a long way from our prehistoric days of structures constructed of boulders,…
Energy efficiency, reduced carbon output and sustainability measures have been targets for those designing and operating commercial buildings for some time. Now, with Net Zero – where a building emits zero or less emissions through reduction measures - the goalposts…
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio rattled some cages in the commercial real estate and building design industries last year with what many popular news channels summarized as a ban on all glass and steel skyscrapers in the City.
While the benefits of mixed-use community living abound, not one developer could have foreseen the challenges of operating such a building in the wake of COVID-19.
New technologies have allowed glass exteriors to reach new heights in energy efficiency.